Small Business Seminar on Government Procurement

Small Business Seminar on Government Procurement

Gainesville, GA – November 3, 2009: The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Seminar on Tuesday, November 17 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Featherbone Communiversity, 999 Chestnut Street in Gainesville.

“Government Procurement” will be presented by Joe Beaulieu of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology. This two hour seminar/beginner level course is a must for those thinking of doing business with the government. A general overview of how the government buys goods and services and the seven (7) phases of government procurement will be discussed in detail. Additional topics include governmental registrations, market research on what the government buys, how government agencies advertise their procurements, understanding “ads” from sources like FedBizOpps, introduction to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), how to find internet marketing opportunities, how to locate subcontracting opportunities with government “prime” contractors, bidding, and much more.

Small Business Seminars are held from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce. Seminars are free for Chamber members, $15 for non-members and cover a wide variety of issues and subjects of interest to small business owners and managers. Mark your calendar, and plan to attend the following seminars:

December 8, 2009: Increasing Personnel and Employee Productivity by Andrew Oxley, VisionPoint
January 12, 2010: Retaining Wealth Strategies
February 9, 2010: Understanding Your Customers
March 9, 2010: Employee Benefits
April 13, 2010: Digital Media Marketing
May 11, 2010: Business Success Stories
For information on Small Business Seminars, contact Brittany Holzclaw, Project Manager, Economic Development, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, 770-532-6206. Email:

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